Hospital leaves suicidal patient to his own devices

A  Queensland patient who had fought a 30-year battle with mental illness was discharged from hospital and left to walk 12km home, despite having attempted to jump off a bridge.

A complaint by the patient to the Health Ombudsman has been referred to AHPRA.

The Gold Coast patient visited his GP after exp­eriencing chest pains and flu-like symptoms and was taken by

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